Re: [CR]Seeking Cinelli 1R internal wedge

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From: "Drew Ellison" <>
To: Tom Harriman <>
In-Reply-To: <BAY140-W264E80EE965608D97F99DBF0BC0@phx.gbl>
Subject: Re: [CR]Seeking Cinelli 1R internal wedge
Date: Tue, 27 May 2008 20:20:25 -0700
cc: Sean Flores <>
cc: Sean Flores

I think the Cinelli 1r stem uses the conical plug, not the wedge- shaped plug. And those are definitely different from brand to brand. I just looked at 3 I've got (one Cinelli, one 3ttt, one ???) and they are all three different in angle, size, and even in the stem bolt diameter.

Drew Ellison Everett, Washington USA

On May 27, 2008, at 6:19 PM, Tom Harriman wrote:
> Dear Sean. I have seen allot of stems in my time, and all the
> wedges looke
> d alike. Have you tried a generic wedge? Often many companies will
> buy th
> e same small item from one factory, so they are often all the same.
> If tha
> t doesn't work, you may consider cutting the stem at an angle, and
> then usi
> ng a standardized angled wedge. it won't be original equipment, but
> it wil
> l work. Let us know how it turns out.
> Tom Harriman.
> San Francisco, CA
>> From:
>> To:
>> Date: Sat, 24 May 2008 15:42:15 -0700
>> Subject: [CR]Seeking Cinelli 1R internal wedge
>> Picked up an old logo Cinelli Milano 1r today on the cheap, but it's
>> missing the internal expander wedge (hence the cheap), any ideas
>> where
>> to find one, aside from buying a new stem?
>> Thanks.
>> Sean Flores
>> San Francisco, CA